Last modified on 20 May 2014, at 11:46

-itude

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -tūdō (signifying a noun of state), via French -itude

SuffixEdit

-itude

  1. state of

Usage notesEdit

  • Most words ending in "-itude" (or "-tude") are derived from Latin words ending in "-tudo" or French words ending in "-tude", not by suffixation in Modern English.
  • Some words have been formed in Modern English, eg, adaptitude, perfectitude.

Derived termsEdit

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin -itudo. Cognate to French -tume, which is not borrowed from Latin but inherited from Latin.

SuffixEdit

-itude

  1. -itude

Derived termsEdit


PortugueseEdit

SuffixEdit

-itude f

  1. -itude